Pnf

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  • 1. 
    Match the following definition: Awareness of posture, movement, and changes in equilibrium and the knowledge of position, weight, and resistance of objects in relation to the body.
    • A. 

      Neuromuscular

    • B. 

      Proprioception

    • C. 

      Facilitation

    • D. 

      PNF

  • 2. 
    Match the following definition: Pertaining to nerves and muscles
    • A. 

      Proprioceptive

    • B. 

      Facilitation

    • C. 

      Neuromuscular

  • 3. 
    Match the following definition: Hastening of an action or process; especially the addition of the energy of a nerve impulse to that of other impulses activated at the same time.
    • A. 

      PNF

    • B. 

      Facilitation

    • C. 

      Neuromuscular

    • D. 

      Proprioceptive

  • 4. 
    PNF patterns can be used for PROM and to increase strength and functional movements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Overflow or activation of synergistic muscles:
    • A. 

      Irradiation

    • B. 

      Quick stretch

    • C. 

      Traction

    • D. 

      Timing

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT true concerning PNF patterns?
    • A. 

      PNF patterns are more concerned with mass body movements as opposed to specific muscle actions

    • B. 

      PNF can restore or enhance postural responses of normal patterns of motion

    • C. 

      PNF patterns are more concerned with specific muscle action as opposed to mass body movements.

    • D. 

      PNF uses proprioceptive input to improve (facilitate) neuromuscular function during human movement.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is (are) true regarding PNF manual contact?
    • A. 

      Motor responses influenced by stimulation of skin and other receptors

    • B. 

      Use of cylindrical grip

    • C. 

      Make sure contact is on the side of the body or body part you are facilitating

    • D. 

      Use of lumbrical grip

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is (are) true regarding PNF manual contact?
    • A. 

      Position yourself so that you move in the same direction you want pt to move (diagonal plane)

    • B. 

      Use of verbal cues

    • C. 

      Have pt look away from their body part

    • D. 

      Resistance should be no greater than the resistance that allows full ROM.

  • 9. 
    Quick stretch facilitates contraction of the muscle by stimulating muscle spindles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the correct definition?  Facilitates co-contraction (activation of agonist and antagonist) which is good for stability and pushing movement.
    • A. 

      Traction (manual distraction)

    • B. 

      Quick stretch

    • C. 

      Approximation (manual compression)

    • D. 

      Irradiation

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